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50 litas 2005 Lithuania – Great Seimas of Vilnius


50 litas proof coin with box.
Silver Ag 925;
quality proof;
diameter 38.61 mm;
weight 28.28 g.
Mintage 1,500 pcs
Issued in 2005


The reverse of the coin carries an extract of the speech delivered by Jonas Basanavičius at the opening of the Great Seimas of Vilnius (Congress of Lithuanians in Vilnius): UŽ VISUOTINĄ TAUTOS DVASIŠKĄ IR MEDEGIŠKĄ GEROVĘ (For the universal spiritual and material welfare of the nation). Below, there is a facsimile of his signature. The extract is encircled by the inscriptions DIDYSIS VILNIAUS SEIMAS (Great Seimas of Vilnius) and 100.

The obverse of the coin bears the stylised Coat of Arms of the Republic of Lithuania (Vytis), encircled with the inscriptions LIETUVA (Lithuania), 2005 and 50 LITŲ (50 litas).